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NBC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
angeles bureau. >> good evening, a semi tractor-trailer drove into an amtrak train south of fresno causing the last three cars on the train to derail. the train was carrying 169 passengers and four crew members bound for bakersfield from oakland. more than 40 people were taken to hospitals. fortunately, the sheriff's department said there were no serious injuries. while the authorities are investigating the cause of the accident. it happened at a gated crossing that has been the site of collisions before. now, back to brian williams. >>> first monday in october. that means first day of the new supreme court term when we learn which of all the cases that will affect our lives the court has agreed to decide or cast aside. our man at the court pete williams says to expect big decisions on voting rights, affirmative action, and same-sex marriage. the justices today refused to hear a claim that those airport full-body scanners allow the tsa to see too much of us. some notable departures in the news tonight, beginning with james burke. widely agreed to be among the most effective ceos of the mod
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
buss to get to and from the district. today the bus service opened a new terminal. it joins amtrak and bike share. the move emphasize's union station's critical role as a transportation hub. travelers say they like the convenience. >> it makes it real convenient. you don't have to worry about -- i'm going to new york city. you don't have to worry about driving up this and worrying about parking. >> it's more better here than at the old location. it's more convenient because you have union station, amtrak here also, and more connection points for anybody who is wanting to travel anywhere. >> the city pockets $47 million from the sale of the old greyhound bus terminal on first street northeast. >>> another really gorgeous day out there today. but we're hearing it might be down hill from here. doug? >> down hill, but the slope is not like this, vance. more like this. more of a cloud cover issue than a rain issue. but we will see some rain too. 5 out there right now with winds out of the southwest at 12 miles per hour. still fairly mild. and a lot warmer than it has been the louisiana
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
an amtrak train collided with a truck just about ten miles away. we reported on that last night during the fox report. amtrak spokeswoman says 39 people were injured there and among them, a newborn baby thrown from his mother's arms. >> the seat in front of us was literally ripped out and fell on top of him. so i had to lift the seat up and dig under the debris and i found him in his car seat. >> bill: investigators say the crossing gate was down and warning signals were functioning when the collision took place. >>> some encouraging news from u.s. auto makers. chrysler today reporting it had the best september sales month since before the recession. the nation's smallest auto maker reports that sales jumped about 12% last month and that it sold more than 142,000 vehicles, the most in any september since 2007. the other two members of the big three did not fair quite as well. general motors september sales up .5%. ford reports sales flat. several foreign auto makers absolutely crushed last month. volkswagen claims sales were up. toyota up 42%. amid new evidence western punishments are
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 2:00am PDT
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FOX News
Sep 25, 2012 2:00am PDT
for years but it has been delayed because it was appealed. >>> amtrak tried to get the rail project you are paying for. starting tonight and ending next week the railroad plans to stem them between maryland and massachusetts reaching record speeds of 165 miles per hour p. back in july you may remember they announced the multi billion dollar improvement plan despite being $1.34 billions in the red. >>> country super star toby keith giving someone a surprise of her life time during his concert. >> keith plucked her out of the krod in tribute to her husband employed in afghanistan. her husband returned home early. as the song ended major pete cruise walked out on the stage. >> the couple stayed on stage to help keith sing another song. that's your 5@5:00. >> i hope that was the beginning of the concert so they could spend more time together. >> in a few hours president obama will talk to the general assembly. stind of staying in new york city to meet world leaders he will skip out and return back to the campaign trail. kelly wright has more. >> president obama is expected to talk about a w
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
to clarksburg, you are on the brakes southbound into germantown. that's the latest. amtrak is breaking the speed limit in the northeast corridor. it is operating fast trains 165 miles an hour. the tests are being done from massachusetts. all locations may someday have that speed. speed is 150.p federal regulations require a test before the regular operating speed is raised. is 52 degrees. >> she rose to fame by rescuing watch, but actress might need help .o stay on the show >> ♪ >> what the judges had to say performance on the when we switched to fios, we got better tv, better phone, better internet. [ male aouncer ] it's time to get more for your money. upgrade to verizon fios internet, tv and phone with our best price online: just $84.99 a month, guaranteed for one year with no annual contract. nternet is absolutely imperative for school nowadays. look up this, write an essay on that. my life is greatly improved because ofios. [ male announcer ] don't wait! switch to fios for a super-low $84.99 a month for a year with no annual contract. visit verizon.com/fiosoffers. contact the verizon cent
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 9:00am PDT
, not as criminals. [ applause ] we're going work with amtrak and bus and truck inspectors so they're on the lookout. we'll help teachers and educators. and better serve those who are vulnerable. especially our young people. we're turning the tables on the traffickers. just as they're using technology and the internet to exploit victims, we're goingarness technology to stop it. we're encouraging tech companies and advocates and law enforcement and challenging college students to develop tools that young people can use to stay safe online and on their smart phones. third, we'll do more to help victim res cover and rebuild their lives. we'll develop a new action plan to improve coordination across the federal government. we're increasing access to help survivors become self-sufficient. we're working to simply fie visa proce proceedures. this coming year, my office of faith-based partnerships will make human trafficking a focus of its work. they're doing great work. i'm also proud the announce a new partnership with humanity united. a multimillion dollar challenge to local communities to find new ways
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
-rig driver who knocked an amtrak train off the track. this was the scene south of fresno, california, yesterday. the crossing gate and flashing lights were working. the truck slammed into the train's side. around 40 people were hurt. authorities have not yet heard the truck driver's explanation for what happened. he was also hurt in the crash. he is expected to be okay. >> the presidential race is entering the final phase and the stakes can not be higher. ahead of the first debate, new polls on the state of the race and the huge percentage of voters who say they will be watching tomorrow night. that's coming up as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news. want to try to ? yeah, that's the way to do it! now we need a little bit more... a little bit more vanilla? this is great! [ male announcer ] at humana, we believe there's never been a better time to share your passions... because the results... are you having fun doing this? yeah. that's a very nice cake! [ male announcer ] well, you can't beat them. [ giggles ] ohh! you got something huh? whoa... [ mal
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
austerity measures that are designed at saving spain's economy. >>> amtrak is putting the peddle to the medal testing its acela trains at 165 miles an hour. right now acela maxes out at 135 and there are four different test sites, including one in northeastern maryland. >>> it could be another two weeks before we know exactly why the national zoo's panda cub died. condolences are pouring into the zoo from all over the world which made us wonder why are we so attached to these animals? >> matt jablow has a look at the panda's loyal following. >> reporter: one day after the death of a baby panda that one short week captured the attention and affection of people all across the washington area and beyond. >> there's so much we can learn. >> reporter: veterinarians at the zoo say a preliminary postmortem examination revealed physical problems with the baby panda. >> the liver by palpitation felt a little bit hard in places. >> reporter: but they still don't know the exact cause of death. >> i don't think we can rule out anything at this point. >> reporter: what also isn't exactly unde
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
to $10 million in back taxes. that decision is incorrect. and they will likely appeal. >>> amtrak trains are breaking speed records in the northeast. they're running high speed tests in the overnight hours on four stretches of track, including the route between perryville, maryland, and wilmington, delaware. the trains will run at 165 miles per hour, matching the rail speed record. the trains currently run from 135 to 150 miles per hour. it's part of an ongoing project to upgrade rail systems for future high speed rail. >>> facebook shares fell another 1.9% yesterday. they reacted to reports of a possible security bug. online news sites were reporting private messages were appearing on some facebook users' public time lines. that rumor turned out to be false. >>> toys 'r us has the perfect gift for anyone looking to make a little extra cash this holiday season, a job. the company is hiring 45,000 seasonal workers to staff its pop-up stores and help handle the rush of online orders. that's 5,000 seasonal workers more than it hired last year, and some of the temporary jobs could become per
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
. amtrak trains will be breaking the speed limit up and down the northeast. the rail service is running high speed tests during overnight hours on four stretches of track. that's including the route between perryville, maryland, and wilmington, delaware. the trains will run at 165 miles per hour, matching the u.s. rail speed record. the testing is part of a $450 million project to upgrade rail systems for future high speed rail. >>> president obama will be in new york today. he'll address the united nations general assembly. this video is from two years ago when he last spoke before the international body. the white house says the president will discuss several foreign policy issues, including violent protests in the middle east. here's an excerpt from his prepared remarks just released. the attacks on the last two weeks are not simply an assault on america, they're also an assault on the very ideals on which the united states was fou founded. the president will say we must do what we can to stop iran getting nuclear weapons. mitt romney is criticizing the president over comments he mad
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 3:00am PDT
, he didn't get paid enough. and how safe are you on the rail. a shocking report says that amtrak workers are failing drug and alcohol tests. ♪ does your phone give you all day battery life ? droid does. and does it launch apps by voice while learning your voice ? launch cab4me. droid does. keep left at the fork. does it do turn-by-turn navigation ? droid does. with verizon, america's largest 4g lte network, and motorola, droid does. get $100 off select motorola 4g lte smartphones like the droid razr. i had[ designer ]eeling enough of just covering up my moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. i decided enough is enough. ♪ [ spa lady ] i started enbrel. it's clinically proven to provide clearer skin. [ rv guy ] enbrel may not work for everyone -- and may not clear you completely, but for many, it gets skin clearer fast, within 2 months, and keeps it clearer up to 9 months. [ male announcer ] because enbrel®, etanercept, suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal, events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, othe
MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 9:00am PDT
. [ applause ] we're going to work with amtrak and bus and truck inspectors so they're on the lookout, we'll help teachers and educators spot the signs as well. and better serve those who are vulnerable, especially our young people. second, we're turning the table on the traffickers. just as they are now using technology and the internet to exploit their victims we're going to harness technology to ston them. we're encouraging tech companies and advocates and law enforcement and we're also challenging college students to develop tools that our young people can use to stay safe on-line, and on their smartphones. third, we'll do even more to help victims recover and rebuild their lives. we'll develop a new action plan to improve coordination across the federal government. we're increasing access to services to help survivors become self-sufficient. we're working to simplify visa procedures so that innocent victims from other countries can stay here as they help us prosecute their traffickers. this coming year my office of faith based partnerships will make the fight against human traffickin
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
about the bridges? amtrak released a plan to accelerate traffic on the northeast corridor after 2040. that's the opposite of shovel ready. that's, like, that's like, you know, futureristic jetsons postmodern shovel ready. >> a lot of people with like to have quicker amtrak travel before then, but let's just flip the script. we have to be fair, talk about mitt romney. you're a republican, full disclosure. >> that's next week's column. >> give me -- let's foreshadow to that column, david frum. if you could pose one really tough question to mitt romney what would that question be? >> my toughest question to mitt romney, what does an average family, what does that family get from your economic program? >> and what would be a solid answer in your opinion? >> a solid answer would be to hear how mitt romney's plans would translate into a strong economic recovery because the bad news is in specific programmatic terms he unfortunately does not have that much to offer those people. the tax cuts will not be much benefit for them. what is given with lower rates will be taken away with loss of de
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 2:00am PDT
of an amtrak train derailed this morning. fresno, south of fresno, california, that is. it plowed into the side of a passenger train. this all happened yesterday afternoon. more than 170 people on board. dozens were injured. fortunately, the injuries are not serious. >>> american airlines has grounded several 757s after a row of seats came loose on two separate flights within days of each other. if you can imagine that. the faa is also looking into the incidents. a spokeswoman for american says an initial internal investigation found there may be an issue with a certain model of seats and how they fit into the tracking used to secure them. >> one of the fbi's most wanted white collar criminals in custody this morning after 30 years on the run. this is incredible. john donald cody was already under arrest in ohio under the name bobby thompson. a lucky google search by a bored u.s. marshal matched an old photo of cody to his alter ego. they want him in connection with a charity scam. he may have ripped off millions of donors intended for veterans. he's also wanted for questioning in a spy case. >
CSPAN
Sep 29, 2012 2:15pm EDT
that we have seen in the modern presidency. amtrak to come back in a moment. a lot to talk about another book. i wrote it with a great confidence that he was going to win and with the bold prediction that john mccain could not win the presidency. a great american but allows a republican and a terrible senator. and i was sadly correct. not only was he a terrible candid in the middle of the crisis, probably even the best gadgets could not have survived. a financial crisis with an incumbent president that was been wrongly at the seat of george bush in the republican party when it goes back to democratic house important -- but nevertheless i wrote in that book that romney would make a great presidential nominee. i didn't know who the nominee would be. it's not a book about romney. i was proven remarkably impressionable by the 2007 book. the dean of the columbia school of journalism. the new yorkers national political reporter and always the go to guy for national political stories. the profile the in 2005 for the new yorker. it was a very nice piece. he told his liberal democratic leaders, t
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 2:35am EDT
to the ground. ten others damaged. the fire is 10% contained. more gusty winds are expected to day. >>> amtrak is going for some speed records in these overnight hours. along its usually busy northeast corridor. the train service operating tests at 165 miles per hour. it is taking place in four stretches of track between maryland and massachusetts. tests are being performed before a possible increase in speed limits along the heavily traveled route. the current speed limit for passenger trains is 150. >>> here is a story that is dear to my heart. brace yourself for a worldwide shortage of bacon. and you can blame mother nature. here in the u.s., the supply of pork is up 31%. compared to last year. that's because, farmers were forced to scale down herds. the drought killed the corn and soy beans fed to pigs. making the animals just too expensive to keep. also, forget about imported bacon, because pig farmers in europe scaled back as well, leading to what is a global bacon shortage next year. >> why didn't we lead with the story? >> this is -- unbelievable. >> farmers are saying they were losing
CNN
Sep 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
to stay in. >>> blink and you might miss it. amtrak is conducting tests of the high-speed train at even higher speeds. transit normally runs at 130 to 150 miles per hour. being pushed to 165 miles per hour. along the northeast corridor between maryland and massachusetts. i'm sure everyone here is wondering. >> i'm looking forward to it. how long is the trip between washington and new york take? >> three hours or less? >> under three hours. >> there's only so much of the rail states they can go with those accelerated speeds because the rails are so old. >> every bit they can. >> maybe you can get up to 2 1/2 hours. >> done. i will take it. motorcycles are dangerou enough. when you add dirt, muddy dirt track and 40 other riders going at top speeds, stakes can be very high. imagine being on that track and then not being able to hear anything at all around you. dr. sanjay gupta has more. >> reporter: motto cross racing is in her blood. >> my dad brought me to race. i fell in love. >> reporter: there is something different about ashley. she can't hear a thing. ashley was born completely deaf
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
a full-scale investigation. >>> three cars on an amtrak train are derailed south of fresno, california. wow that's not a good angle to be sitting at. officials say a tractor trailer failed to stop at a crossing and plowed into the side of the passenger train yesterday afternoon. more than 170 people were on board at the time. dozens were injured. luckily the injuries were not serious. >>> this is one endorsement lebron james could do without. a philadelphia police busted a 19-year-old drug dealer after he told 140 packets of heroin to an undercover officer. now the heroin bags featured lebron's name, and a silhouette of the miami heat star throwing down a monster dunk. >> yes. we're going to move on now. seth mcfarland, the man behind tv's family guy and the blockbuster ted he's taking on a new gig, hosting next year's oscars. when he was asked if any of the other animated characters might make cameos he told the hollywood reporter it would be expensive and too soon to say right now. obviously trying to appeal to younger people with that. >> all right. ahead on "starting point" twoferr
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
that is designed to have health care act like a market, a consumer market as opposed to have it run like amtrak and the post office. >> here is what you point out, tim, which is interesting and it relates to tomorrow night in denver, where the audience will have to be silent, they can't cheer, you say that is advantageous for mitt romney. why? >> yeah. i think it has to do with personality types. i have sympathy with mitt on this. i'm also an uptight rich guy. and when you come from a certain background, you're not used to dealing with big crowds, you're not used to being populist and throwing your weight around rhetorically but you can flourish in job interviews and silent one on one style debates. there is something about mitt romney that he's very, very good at analyzing details, at being critical, at jabbing and landing punches and if the debate is silent, which it will be, if the audience can't participate and it is romney versus obama, no holds barred, i think this guy is kind of corporate analytical background can serve him very, very well. >> you mentioned the rich guy part of it all, a
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 10:00am EDT
will work with amtrak and bus and truck inspectors so they are on the look out. we will help educators spot the signs as well and bettors turf -- better serve those who are vulnerable. where turning the tables on the traffickers. as they are using the internet to export their victims, we will use to acknowledging -- technology to stop them. we will do more to help victims recover and rebuild their lives. people develop a new plan to improve coordination across the federal government. we will increase access to services to help survivors become self-sufficient. we will work to simplify the set procedures so that innocent victims from other countries can stay here as they help us prosecute traffickers. my office of faith-based partnerships will make the fight against trafficking a focus of its work, and i am proud -- they are doing great work. i am proud to announce a new partnership with humanity united, which is a leader in anti-trafficking. a multi-million dollar challenge to local communities to find new ways to care for victims. i want to thank johns hopkins university, which will focus
FOX News
Sep 25, 2012 3:00am PDT
to states like texas and south karl because of lower cost of the live more humidity . amtrak set to check out the high speed rail. it will be run nomaryland and massachusetts and reaching speeds of 165 miles per hour. the program costing you 46-- 450 billion dollars. gretch? >> gretchen: here is a shocking state. 98,000 people die each year in this country because of doctor's mistakes. surgeons are often operating on the wrong body part 40 times a week. how can you prevent that? >> i think it is time for public and people to know what is going on and also choose the right doctor. over the years, doctors and surgeons have gone without having a real score card and like a gag order and they are really scared because attorneys get involved. and minute they turn someone sends a letter to their office and scares them. there is a gap between the doctors and parents and going back to transparency and trusting your doctor is great. there are hibits to help that. >> gretchen: on line dash board. but what does it mean in this case? >> it means every president in the u.s. puts in information about th
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >>> a massive collision between an amtrak train and a big rig truck leaves nearly two dozen people injured. among them, a newborn baby. this happened in hanford california yesterday. investigators say the big rig driver failed to see the train coming. they are working to determine whether the crash was caused by driver error, a malfunctioning crossing arm, or something else. >>> finally, a rescue operation continues in hong kong. after a boat with over 100 people on board went down after colliding with a tugboat. many were families heading to wash a fireworks show celebrating china's national holiday. 37 people are dead. dozens were rushed to the hospital. and this morning, six members of the crew are under arrest, charged with unsafe operation of a boat. >> that is sad news there. >> yes, it is. >>> it is 8:31 right now. tucker barnes with us again with another look at our tuesday weather. >> yes, it looks like a wet one. in fact it is already wet overnight. we've had heavy rain, wow, i'm in business now. locally. and just in the past half hour. so we had pretty heavy rain move right insi
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